“The thirsty/ will pay her ten bucks for a Smirnoff,//five for a lukewarm Corona. The faint/ stagger out to the sunlight…” Weekend poem, by Laurie Barton.Read More
Laurie Barton is a Pushcart Prize nominee, Best of the Net finalist, and winner of the New Southerner Literary Prize in Poetry. Her work has appeared in ‘Word Riot’, ‘juked’, ‘Prick of the Spindle’, and ‘Jabberwock Review’. She lives in southern California and teaches English to speakers of other languages.